Governor's Increased Spending Draws Concern From LawmakersCalifornia lawmakers delivered a stern rebuke to Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday for his coronavirus spending, saying he is sidestepping the Legislature in his decision to take an extra $1.8 billion from the state's dwindling coffers.
Governor Newsom Walks Back Tough Stance On Which Counties Should ReopenThe coronavirus lockdown came fast and furious, and so did calls for reopening.
California Lawmakers Balk At Newsom $2.9 B Spending RequestCalifornia lawmakers are balking at a request from Gov. Gavin Newsom to let him spend another $2.9 billion on coronavirus-related expenses with little oversight.
Newsom Says California Budget Deficit Is Direct Result Of PandemicGov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday said the nearly $54 billion budget deficit California is facing is a direct result of the impact from the coronavirus pandemic and not because of existing financial troubles.
Newsom's Proposed Budget Cuts Includes 10 Percent Pay Cut For State WorkersA portion of Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposed $6.1 billion state budget cuts includes a proposed 10% pay cut for all state workers.
Back-To-School Could Be Delayed By California Budget CutsThe deep financial hole brought on by the coronavirus is striking home for California schools after Gov. Gavin Newsom released a dramatically revised state budget plan.
Financial Expert: Painful Cuts To California Budget Resemble Depression-Era NumbersGovernor Newsom announced billions in budget cuts Thursday in an effort to tackle a $54 billion deficit in the state budget.
Yolo County Health Officials Disputing 2 Coronavirus DeathsYolo County is continuing to make its case to the state that it's ready to move further into stage 2 reopening.
California Booze Regulators Seek Swift Sanctions Amid VirusCalifornia's bar and restaurant regulators are seeking emergency powers to immediately crack down on businesses that refuse to follow state rules intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
San Joaquin County's Biggest City Claims They’ve Been Overlooked For Coronavirus Relief FundsThe federal government has allocated $133 million to San Joaquin County in COVID-19 relief funds, but one local official disagrees with how the money is being spent.
California Senate Proposal Tackles Rents, Economic RecoveryCalifornians unable to pay their rent because of the coronavirus crisis could have their payments covered by the state Legislature, Senate leaders announced Tuesday, part of a massive $25 billion aid package that looks to the future to pay for relief needed today.
State Expected To Approve Further Stage 2 Reopening For Nevada County Within 48 HoursCounty health officials said the state is expected to approve its readiness plan in 24-48 hours, allowing the county to move further into Stage 2 reopening.
California Official: Bad Mask Deals Lost No Taxpayer MoneyCalifornia's top emergency official defended the state Monday over failed, high-priced deals for personal protective equipment, saying taxpayers haven't lost money and that the state was doing its best amid a worldwide mad dash for gear during the coronavirus pandemic.
Why Stimulus Checks Won't Be Taxed, But Unemployment Benefits Will BeBillions of federal coronavirus relief dollars are flowing directly into Americans' pockets, but will they have to send some of that money back to Uncle Sam come tax time?
Taking The Next Step: Nevada County May Soon Move Further Into Phase 2 Of Coronavirus ReopeningsDining in at a Nevada County restaurant could soon get the green light this week as officials push to move further into phase two of California's four-phase coronavirus reopening plan.